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are their people. >> that's right. one of the other arguments the obama campaign makes these national polls. gallup poll has shown consistently a seven-point lead for romney. simply missing these obama voters who will get out again. >> we have two polling races. we have rasmussen and gallup in one corner. according to the gallup and rasmussen we're headed for a landslide for romney. 11-point victory, he got seven, obama. they lost last time by huge amounts. i don't know what's going on out there. george, none of us does, i think, i think it's going to be extremely close. i think, like nicolle, it's going to be about ohio, the auto bailout. of all the policies and the arguments -- >> or miscounting latino voters. or people who don't respond to hard-line phone calls. or just the science of polling. >> or the number of times i have refused to pick up my phone when i can see it's research firm. but, nonetheless, i think a nightmare frankly, maybe we can all agree on this, is that there are some electoral college/popular vote difference. >> one scenario is that it just doesn't come down to one state, li
at damage extra half hour of coverage. but first, we will president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one p pernt. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are comg home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> heavy rain and southwest of washington. where is sandy? right now outstanding is over pennsy
. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> and is taking a toll on a lot of new york city buildings. >> the facade of this building in lower manhattan fell off and you can see right into the apartments. it looks like almost something from a bizarre art display. that's what has happened. no one injured. but you can imagine the belongings are destroyed. >> partial grain collapse led to a tense situation in midtown manhattan. high winds caused a crane on top of what will be the city's tallest residential building to snap. you can see it dangling precariously above the street. the wind at the top of the building might of been 95 miles an hour. >> a new york city hospital had to transfer 200 patients to other hospitals after the backup generator failed after sandy knocked out power. doctors and nurses started evacuation's with the sickest and the youngest, including 20 babies in intensive care. more on respirators and had to operate on battery power. one is ok so far. seven days before the election. sandy having an impact on the campaign. president obama and republica
voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled events in virginia. one big impact right now. also, it's going to effect their effort to get out the vote. didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. two other key states that will impacted. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. in the last nine days. >> in some ways this is the real october surprise. i wonder, if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> you show that you're in touch. the president was already talking to the federal emergency management agency. he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mishandling of this storm could affect the final days of this race. more than any other factor. >> in nonweat
it will be at least ten days before they're able to restock. diane? >> all right, alex, thank you. >>> and, now, the race for the white house. a note about the storm, vote egg and today, president obama and governor romney back out making their case to voters, as the clock ticks down. five days until americans go to the polls, your voice, your vote. and tonight, our brand new abc news/"washington post" poll shows this. the president with a one-point edge. he also got a big helpful endorsement today and i want to bring in "good morning america" co-anchor, anchor of "this week," george stephanopoulos. >> reporter: that's right. mayor michael bloomberg had criticized president obama in the past, said he was not going to endorse, today, he said he's endorsing the president because he believes he's best positioned to lead on the issue of climate change, which the mayor believes had an impact on this hurricane. that comes on top of that praise from governor chris christie, the republican governor of new jersey yesterday and the poll you cited shows that nearly 8 out of 10 americans think the presiden
obama will be in new jersey damage and meeting with the people affected by sandy. it's 5:55 right now, 41 degrees. >> a surprise elimination on stars." with the the top scorers this week were anncr: it's s said that charactr is what we d.. when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> ♪ >> sabrina bryan scott the season's first round of perfect sense. not get enough votes. elimination drew plenty of clu -- of boos. no one gets voted off next week. >> you never know. the octomom has checked into rehab, citing anxiety, exhaustion, and stress. a suleman has been taking a y drugs but felt she needed a treatment program to recovery.the 14 children including eight that she gave
, you can fill it socks. >> we continue coverage president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are comg home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progre and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
for emergency protective measures and also debris removal. over the weekend president obama declared states of emergency in d.c. and in maryland. 4:21 right now, 41 degrees on this tuesday morning. >> we got so much more still to come on washington. we'll check back with jacqui and jamie and get updates on the weather and traffic. here's a live look outside right now. looks like this is pretty clear. this is exactly what we want to >> and good morning washington. i'm jacqui jury is. still wet weather, and we'll still see lingering impacts, especially through this morning. as you take a look at the satellite picture, you can see sandy making landfall over the southern new jersey shore. that was about 8:00 last night, and it's weakened since that time, but still packing a bit of a punch. the center of circulation is right around central park, pennsylvania into this area. so our rain is coming at us from the opposite direction for today as opposed to coming in from the east like it was yesterday. our amounts are going to be a little bit lesser. we s
barnstorming the buckeye state. president obama's land mitt romney on an issue that has in this critical battleground. i knew betting on american the right thing to do. on american ingenuity and know-how was the right thing to do. off.s paid off withomney started what his bill campaign -- billed as a closing argument. >> this is about the future we are going to leave to our children. we thank you and we ask you to until the finish line. the fine a job report before election day is out, and it not earth shattering. the u.s. economy created 171,0 the last month, but creeped up toate 7.9%. say that this is not the race inake up way. what has happened in the last is already bic into perception. >> mitt romney is in ohio, the president the northeastern corner. latest tracking poll showed that the race is tight, but a slew of data ground state polls edge to the president. >> mitt romney has about 48 adjust that. >> ohioan not be able to escape the political spotlight. president obama will be here day until the election day. >> of course, abc 7 is your for the most up-to-date information. with
to this good news. >> and the effects president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one p percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to goorrnor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> thousands of people stood in line for the last chance to vote early in maryla
president obama, and as you just mentioned, i mean we've seen sort of a bromance, right, between governor christie, who has been such a supporter of romney, and now barack obama, i mean, he has been effusive in his praise of the president. what is your sense as to what effect that may have on this election? >> mitt romney has been trying for the longest time to be a bipartisan, even post-partisan leader, and mitt romney is now seeing barack obama play that role in real life. chris christie to go out of his way to praise him and mayor bloomberg's endorsement. mayor bloomberg epitomizes the idea of someone beyond party labels so for him to come off the sidelines now and cite president obama on his position on climate change and endorsing his candidacy, i don't think there are a lot of swing voters waiting around to see where the mayor of new york comes down on the race but reinforces the concept of president obama as someone who is able to cross party lines and get things down and be forward looking in terms of his agenda. so i think it just comes at a well-timed moment for the obama campai
candidates has been canceled. >> that's right. president obama was here in orlando yesterday, but left before his own rally, to go back and monitor the storm coverage. we're told he stayed abreast of the situation. he watched the storm coverage on television, like much of us, throughout the night. he spoke with the governors of the states that were hardest hit. cuomo from new york, christie of new jersey. and also talked to the mayors of new york city and atlantic city. talked about what they need. in the information he also one of the things we could do would be to expedite the process, by declaring major disaster relief. he'll have a conference call. eat seems like the campaign will go back on sket tomorrow, george. >>> we're getting more scenes of devastation. a large tanker ship washed up onshore of new york city. michelle charlesworth. power of the storm clearly evident right there. >> reporter: unbelievable. we pulled up. we jumped out of the truck. amy, this is a 700-ton tanker. dates back to 1962, we now know. it's "the john b. caddell." this is the narrows. that's where it came from.
is offering $5 million if obama w would just releases college records -- >> he doesn't keep sununu in the attic. >> colbyby is right, they put sununu out there regularly. the romney campaign is very disciplined, and t they are not puputting out surrogates or spokespersons who are not speaking what they want spoken. >> the president had a good line when asked about donald trump on the jay leno show. >> the president said, "it all goesack to what we were growing up together in kenya and we were playing soccer and he was not good at i" probably the best line i've hed ththe president delivered in the whole campaign. >> unfortunately people out there say, "c, i told you." we are almost there, we are almost at the finish line could we will talk about that next week. see you next week. >>>> "inside washington" is brought you in part by the american federation ofof government employees, proud to make america work. r more infortion about afge and membership, visit afge.o.org. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, , the reason i'm in this race is there are peop
mandatoryrom sandy, evacuations in one part president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education aon training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. huntingents in the fairfax county know whenoo well what happens it floods. we have some breaking news th
ferry, new jersey, still underwater, rescue is under way right now. alex. >> reporter: well, diane, we've learn president obama will be in new jersey surveying the damage tomorrow. but i want you to take a look around me here. this is what many blocks across little ferry, new jersey, look like tonight completely submerged. you'll see cars that tried to get out but just could not. in this neighborhood alone more than 400 stranded people were rescued today. rescuers made their way through flooded streets today picking up stranded families. >> want to come out? >> reporter: and the boats bringing people to where they could be trucked to safety. whole families huddled together in the backs of trucks. >> able to go on the second floor, but power is down. water is almost gone. we have a baby and elderly person. >> baby, baby here. >> reporter: the frantic rescue operation began around midnight last night after sandy's storm surge swamped new jersey. >> happened so fast, within 15 minutes we had 10 feet of water. >> reporter: stunned residents like vincent grabbed whatever they could as the w
have no idea. i have to make this form stay and work and it does not work right have to go west. >> prince william county went for obama four years ago and the county has picked a winner in every statewide election over the past decade. >> judging by reaction it looks like it will be pretty even. >> if you head south you hit falquier county. >> it might just go for romney. >> they do not likely affordable care act. thomas is from loudoun county which went for obama four years ago. >> people are ready for change. there are too many unemployed. to many children out of work. too many living at home and they see the role of government is becoming almost a police state. >> mr. thomas is a democrat. you voted for, four years ago? >> i did. i cannot do it again. my wife would shoot me if she heard me say this and she might. >> he is a good man. drive south and you come to culpeper which gave john mccain 54% of the vote in 2008. it received a memorable visit from lyndon johnson. during the 1960 presidential campaign lyndon johnson delivered to the south and he succeeded. the first stop
. >> where you at, mom? >> i'm right here, son. >> reporter: i've read in the literature that there are some people that if barack obama is re-elected, the storm is going to come. what is the storm? >> i fear it. we are -- he's going to start it. he's going to start it. i fear it. i feel it, i feel it coming on and it ain't just me. it is -- -- it's going to be another war in this united states of america if he gets elected back to office. it's going to happen. if he gets four more years, brk b barack obama will ruin this country and white people will be in concentration camps. if you don't believe that, people sadly mistaken. >> reporter: and his collusion to avoid this supposed impending storm is an all-white south. where all blacks, hispanics and jews are banned. given some place else, he says, to live in america. i want to make sure i understand you. if the goal is white accept aretism, separating the races, the only way to separate the races is using violence. you're not going to be able to just say nicely, please leave. >> if they will peacefully go, then yeah. but if they won't, that'
: romney supporters with their own version of that obama rallying cry of "four more years." >> four more days! >> you got that right. >> reporter: and today, romney's closing argument, meant to appeal to the moderate voters, the sliver in the middle that might still be persuadable. promising to work the other party, with this attack aimed at the president. >> he promised he'd have a post-partisan presidency. but it's been the most partisan i've seen, with bitterness and division and demonization. hallmarks of his presidency. >> reporter: the romney campaign eager to move past those images of chris christie applauding the president's response this week to hurricane sandy. tonight, the campaign tells me they're ground game in the swing statements is far ahead of where john mccain's was four years ago. here in ohio, they believe romney's strength among independents will fuel a win here. in the sub burrs surrounding cincinnati, all matted phones, dozens dialing at once. listen to this volunteer that reaches a coveted voter who's clearly had ththeir phone ring before. >> you're not being puni
mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> the saturated grounds and recipe for thea trees going down. in northwest washington we at one giant tree that topple over. in the 5200 block, right between the intersection between connecticut and military road, is the scene we have. do want to point out that this exception, not the norm, for this neighborhood. one massive tree fell between damage tos, causing the homes here, with much to the damage neighboring house. the house on the left got clipped. is a look at the video that t earlier today from a angle, a different aspect. ,roofat the sides of the falling with this large tree. it, iried to bear hug get my arms halfway around. the ground this saturated, right in. once the ground is saturated, it e much to topple these trees. unfortunately, this tree was a victim. the upper level looks like it was hit. groundas bricks on the there were breaks on the like annd it smelled the roof exposed. the chimneys of both of these e lying in their front yards. the latest situat
updates on the path of sandy and what's happening on the roads. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs.exports up forty one p pnecent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heheroes are comg home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington,
of voting rights. the phrase has been a rallying cry for d.c. voting rights advocates for quite some time. we now turn to politics at 4:19. five days to go until the election. both nominees returning to the trail. >> this comes one day after president obama went to new jersey to survey the damage. later today he will travel to green bay, wisconsin. from there it is on to las vegas, denver, and columbus. >> vice-president joe biden talking with voters in iowa today. his campaign shrugs off a comment he made it. joe biden joking with a man about running for president in 2016. staff was quick to point out the joking tune he used. he did not mention anything about it during a speech later hit the supporters. >> mitt romney is said to appear in roanoke and virginia beach today. a colorado girl making headlines for expressing what others might feel for the election. >> they were listening to npr on tuesday when they grow started crying. her mom started recording while asking abigale why she was crying. >> i'm tired of obama and mitt romney. >> is that why you are crying? it will be over soon ab
overseas. where was the president when that happened? i'm embarrassed. >> i'm staying behind obama and if he's listening, this is what i want him to hear. >> reporter: what? >> he should say to his voters, i can do it right or i can do it fast. do it right. four years? after all those years of -- good morning. >> reporter: colonel, did she upset you? >> if you are republican or democrat, we can still shake hands over a great breakfast. >> absolutely. see? >> reporter: a lot of people say that louden county is more divided than ever. well, here's proof that it is definitely not. 161 years ago this month, americans were killing each other, right here. >> keep in mind, this battle here was lost by the union. the confederate element, it still kind of an undercurrent. we don't think it's right. >> from an enthusiasm standpoint, i would say mitt romney's camp is perhaps a little louder, a little more voel vocal. >> reporter: really? >> but from strict numbers, i think it's even. ♪ >> someone pick out a song, everybody
's been -- >> politics the last four years. >> reporter: exhausting, right? >> it has been exhausting. >> reporter: couple points of trivia. my home state here leads the nation in most bars per capita and in most bush/obama counties, that is, people who voted for george bush in 2004 and then barack obama in 2008. they really vote the candidate, not the party. how many cows do you have total? >> 820 cows. >> reporter: wow. hello, girls. so, yes, it is easy to find conservative dairy farmers upstate, like dan brick. do you get subsidies from the government? >> yeah, very little subsidies. my thought is, i wish they would eliminate all subsidies altogether. part of it is just because the government is broke. >> oh, my goodness. >> reporter: but if you wander up to hallowed lambeau field on a sunday morning and if you hang out with the most sophisticated tailgate partiers in the world you'll find all stripes. conservatives, liberals, socialists, many of them either related or best friends for life. >> romney is a successful man and -- >> can't say obama's not. >> successful politician. >>
. and we have some new evidence that president obama's response to the superstorm has solidified his position. >> reporter: that's right, george. solid approval of the president's response to the storm. and narrow leads in all of the battleground states. with just five days left, this campaign is about to return with a vengeance. not only did president obama tour the storm damage with new jersey governor chris christie. he also seemed to make a new republican best friend. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> reporter: the president returned the favor. >> i have to say that governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: cooperation on disaster relief works. it also plays well politically. in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 78% of likely voters said the president has done a good or excellent job handling the storm. in the wake of the storm, romney struck a more p
of questions come tuesday. >> arguably, the northeast will swing democratic, right, that's historically true. >> historically. >> historically true. interesting, the bromance between president obama and christie. >> yeah, they're dating. they're dating. >> and they basically, i think, chris christie, almost vouched for president obama. and so, as a leader, during these tough times. that was pretty fascinating. think that may have an effect. >> appearance of being presidential. you know what i mean? in a tragic situation like that. so we will see how it plays out. lots of questions though. >>> hundreds of residents, many refused orders to evacuate ahead of sandy are stuck at shelters this morning. this center along the jersey shore wasn't originally supposed to provide shelter. volunteers made a last minute decision. local restaurants are helping out donating food and cooks to provide three square meals a day. now everyone is just waiting for the all clear. >> our home was down on 12th street north. we heard that part of the island took a huge hit. we haven't been able to make it back there y
. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. ♪ >>> those are live pictures from atlantic city right now. that is where the eye of the storm is expected to cross. you can see the waves already churning right there. and the superstorm is going to be a once in a lifetime event. that's what they say at the national hurricane center. tens of thousands have been ordered to evacuate already because of the potential for heavy flooding and punishing winds. sam is leading the abc news extreme weather team coverage this morning. we're going to talk to him in just a moment. as we say good morning, america. as you know, robin is home recovering from a bone marrow transplant. good to have amy robach here. and lay out of breaking news. >>> that's right. scompaengtded to topple trees and take down power lines. the storm is expected to leave millions in the dark. >> let's look at cruise ships right now. that is the latest thing that can happen to a cruise ship in the path of a storm like this. passengers riding out the dangerous waves. we'll have a report o
, starting tomorrow morning, president obama will be chaining full-time, full steam ahead, going to wisconsin, colorado, nevada, three cities in ohio, and diane, that's just thursday and friday. >> all right, thank you, jake. >>> and what about governor romney? what does he plan to do as the race enters the final stretch? abc's jonathan karl tells us about that. >> reporter: mitt romney was back on the campaign trail again today in florida -- but with a twist. gone was any criticism of the president, replaced with talk of unity. >> look, we can't go on the road we are on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we have got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: recent polls in florida show the race here in a dead heat. romney's most prominent florida supporter told us it is hard to imagine him getting elected if he doesn't win here. >> i think it's very important to win and obviously difficult to come up with a formula for victory, i am sure there is one, but let's not even try. let's win florida. >> reporter: just as important for romney i
obama? or bolster romney's claims on the economy? jake tapper is in ohio. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. that's right, with this race so close here in ohio, any major event could tip undecideds or soft voters into the obama camp or the romney camp. so, all eyes are on the jobs report in this nail-biter of an election. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. in west virginia, romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans during a storm. just fellow americans. >> reporter
'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> and what a beautiful sunrise at the jersey shore right there. a lot to do. but a sign of hope this morning. things getting back to normal here in times square, as well. crowd's starting to pick up just a little bit this morning. going to linger on that sunrise. >> we haven't seen the sun in a couple of days. it's pretty nice to look at. >> great to see sam champion back at the desk. >> yay. >> great work. remarkable to watch. >> crews are still out there working really hard right now, everywhere. >> you made everybody feel connected and knowing what was going on and informed. we love you for that. >>> as you know, robin home, recovering from her bone marrow transplant. she's okay. as well, a lot of winds coming off that river. she's fine, as well. >> we scaled back our halloween plans because of sandy and so many families in the devastated region are doing the same thing. i'm facing this at home, as well. what do we do with our kids on the east coast? they have their costumes. they want to go door-to-door. but it
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